Piloting in Helsinki

Helsinki as a testbed available for your company

Does your company have an innovation and you want to pilot it in real city environment with real citizens? Good news: we will help you pilot in Helsinki. The whole city is available as a testbed for your innovation. You get valuable feedback and proof of concept. See the list of our open calls for pilots below!

Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab. Kuva: Vesa Laitinen
Photo: Vesa Laitinen

Open calls

In Open Calls we seek solutions from companies, universities or research institutions. There is a development or piloting challenge usually connected to digitalization or low carbon solutions. Your company will get all the support and help needed while piloting in Helsinki. The whole city is available as a test bed for your innovation. See the open calls below and offer your solution!

Looking for five innovative solutions!

Helsinki is looking for five innovative solutions to support marginalised communities. The objective of the open call is to find innovative digital technologies that enable a better daily life and more efficient city services for intellectually disabled people, senior citizens, unemployed and immigrants. The open call is open from 28 February to 31 March 2023. Read more>>>

Success stories of companies

Sensible4 piloted robot busses

Finnish company Sensible4 piloted robot buses in Helsinki succesfully. FABULOS project was piloting robot buses in five European cities, funded by EU. Read more >>

”Helsinki helped us enter international arenas. The robot bus pilots were valuable product development.”

Harri Santamala, CEO, Sensible 4
Drone lentää taivaalla, kantaa etualalla pientä punaista pakettia, jossa sydäniskuri.Taustalla sinisiä rakennuksia.

Everdrone piloted drones

Everdrone AB piloted the delivery of medical equipment in case of an emergency. The succesfull pilot took place in Helsinki. Read more >>

Kustaankartano multisensorinen aistihuone

OiOi’s pilot had an impact

OiOi Collective piloted an innovative recreation room in a senior center in Helsinki. The clients positive feelings improved and they were able to cut down the doses of medication. Read more >>

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